Our cover feature in this week’s Music Ally Report explores the ‘pricing crisis’ for the subscription music market. Services have innovated in lots of areas – from audio quality to the UX/UI across different platforms. But the one area that has ossified is pricing. Why? And what next? Meanwhile, our country profile is Norway, where streaming is the biggest driver of recorded music revenues, but where overall sales dipped slightly last year. Finally, our Beyond Music column explores Facebook’s moves to balance humans and algorithms in the evolution of its news feed.